Two Castles Trail

A long distance path of 24 miles in Devon and Cornwall which links the Norman castles of Okehampton and Launceston. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Okehampton
Distance: 24 miles (38 km)
Grid Ref: SX589952
Climbing: 849 metres
Walk time: 9-12 hours
Days: 1-2

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Two Castles Trail is a waymarked long distance footpath in Devon and Cornwall, England. It runs from Okehampton in Devon to Launceston in Cornwall, linking the two Norman castles of Okehampton and Launceston. The trail passes through the villages of Bridestowe, Lewdown and Lifton. Between Okehampton and Bridestowe, the trail coincides with the West Devon Way and links with the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail and the West Devon Way. The Trail follows river valleys, ridge roads, open downland and woods away from the northern edges of Dartmoor.

Useful Links:
Two Castles Trail Guide and Map
Lobhill Walking Holiday
Long Distance Walkers Association

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